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Homework Help: Pre Calculus

Posted by Shellie on Friday, July 24, 2009 at 1:59pm.

The burial cloth of an Egyptian mummy is estimated to contain 56% of the carbon-14 it contained originally. How long ago was the mummy buried? (the half-life of carbon-14 is 5730). Please round the answer to the nearest tenth. I have figured that:

m(t) = Moe(-ln2/5730) is a starting point

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